Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Feed, walk, exercise, and bathe animals as needed in our care.

  • Administer medications as indicated by owners and veterinarian.

  • Bring animals to and from the kennel during check-in and check-out times.

  • Clean up after animals both inside the facility and outside, and clean animal runs and cages as needed.

  • Maintain the clinic as a whole by performing tasks including, but not limited to, sweeping/mopping floors, wiping counters, taking out the trash, cleaning bathrooms, and checking equipment and supplies.

  • Assist other staff members on occasion with such tasks as helping restrain an animal, helping clients with their pets, etc.

  • Be available on weekends and holidays to tend to boarding animals.

Skills and Abilities

  • Effectively communicate in the English language both in writing and orally.

  • Accurately add, subtract, multiply, and divide.

  • Carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

  • Regularly stand for extended periods.

  • Frequently walk, stoop, kneel, or crouch, and lift or move up to 50 pounds.

  • Maintain confidence around pets.

Experience, Education, and/or Training

  • Some high school education.

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About Us

Lake City Humane Society, a private nonprofit organization, was formed in late 1964 to address animal welfare issues in our community. There was no animal shelter, and little attention was paid to the hundreds, if not thousands of animals that were picked up off the streets and killed if no one came to claim them.One city employee – the “dog catcher” was hired to catch and dispose of stray and unclaimed dogs in our area.

Lake City Humane Society Provides Animal Services and Pet Adoptions for Columbia County, Florida

1392 NW Shelter Glen

Lake City, FL 32055

Phone: 386-752-3191


Hours of Operation:


Animal Services

Monday-Friday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Adoption Center:

Tuesday - Friday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Saturday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Monday & Friday

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Tuesday - Thursday:

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Phone: 386-401-1063


© 2020 by Lake City Humane Society. All Rights Reserved Worldwide

A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the division of consumer services by calling toll-free within the state. registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state.

Consumer Services Division: 

Address: 200 E Gaines St, Tallahassee, FL 32399

Phone: (850) 413-3130

Lake city humane society  is a tax-exempt 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization. Your gift is tax-deductible as allowed by law.